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This weekly update is provided by the Virginia Department of Transportation.

(NEW 6-26-20) * ROUTE 57 PAVING OPERATIONS – Spot paving is scheduled to start on June 22 at various locations on Route 57. Flagging operations will be in place. Expected completion is November 20, 2020.

(UPDATED 4-3-20) *ROUTE 220 BUSINESS AND ROUTE 58/220 PIPE REPLACEMENT- Installation is underway for two emergency pipe replacements on Route 220 Business. The locations of the pipe replacements will be 0.03 mile North Speedway Road and on Route 58/220 at Greensboro Road and William F. Stone Highway). Drivers can expect lane closures at both locations. The completion date is scheduled for August 2020.

(NEW 6-12-20) * ROUTE 663 CLOSED TO THROUGH TRAFFIC – Beginning Monday, June 15, 2020, a portion of Route 663 (Barrows Mill Road) will be closed to through traffic between Route 839 (Teakwood Lane) and Route 1276 (Winter Hawk Road) for two pipe replacements. During this time, a detour will be utilized and directional signs will be in place to assist the traveling public. Weather permitting, the road is expected to be re-opened by June 26, 2020.

(NEW 6-12-20) * ROUTE 866 (DALE AVENUE) UTILITY WORK – Beginning June 15, HCPSA will be installing new water line and service along Dale Avenue (Route 866). Residents of the area should expect periodic road closures. Detours will be in place. These closures will be daytime only and the roads will be opened at the end of each work day. The work is expected to be completed in early September 2020.

(NEW 5-15-20) * ROUTE 220 SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS AT ROUTE 688 – A project to improve safety at the intersection where Route 220 connects with Route 220 Business and Route 688 (Church Street) is underway. The construction of directional islands will prevent left turn movements from the intersecting roads and a left turn lane will be added to facilitate U-turns on Route 220 at the crossover immediately south of the intersection. The completion date is scheduled for June 2020.

· The crossover and median on Route 220 at this intersection will be closed during daytime hours.

· There will be no left turns out of Church Street onto Route 220 and no left turns towards southbound Route 220.

(UPDATED 4-24-20) * ROUTE 220 SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS – Construction is underway for safety improvements on Route 220. Alternating lane closures will be in place. Work will include trench widening and the addition of rumble strips and guardrail from Route 1210 (Dyer Street) to the Franklin County line. The completion date is scheduled for October 23, 2020.